Best recruitment initiative
What the verifier said…
The verifier spoke directly with senior staff members involved and they were able to show evidence of the on-going work presented in the submission. Buckingham Care offer job swaps to support succession planning and career enhancement with staff encouraged to take up secondments and to act up.
All services have staff who take on role of ‘champions’ in a particular area of service delivery, supporting staff to grow in confidence and build expertise and confidence in their roles.
In the past six months Buckingham Care has recruited 36 people with a disability. Recruitment and retention figures support sufficiency along with the number of people who have gained full time employment and remain in their role.
What the judges said...
Although still a young company Buckinghamshire Care were winners in this category because of the commitment they demonstrated through their entry around shaping a positive workplace culture and their keenness to monitor their impact.